Sarah D. Wire covers government accountability, the Justice Department and national security for the Los Angeles Times with a focus on the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and domestic extremism. She previously covered Congress for The Times. Wire was the Washington correspondent for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a statehouse reporter in Arkansas, Idaho and Missouri. She contributed to the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the San Bernardino shooting and received the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington Correspondence in 2020. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Wire has served on the National Press Club Board of Governors and led the Regional Reporters Assn. and the Standing Committee of Correspondents.
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California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock bucked his party to vote against impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
Feb. 7, 2024
A federal appeals court has rejected Donald Trump’s claim that former presidents should be shielded from prosecution on criminal charges.
Feb. 6, 2024
Padilla says border state Democrats weren’t part of negotiating the immigration bill, which he says makes extreme changes to the asylum process.
Feb. 5, 2024
In an oral argument Tuesday, appellate judges appeared to lean against granting former President Trump immunity from prosecution in the Jan. 6 election subversion case.
Jan. 9, 2024
Q&A: Is Donald Trump subject to criminal charges for the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol? A look at the legal questions surrounding his immunity claim and what it means for all future presidents.
Jan. 8, 2024
Three years ago, Times reporter Sarah D. Wire wrote about her experience inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Now, with the aid of surveillance footage recently made available by the House and additional firsthand accounts, Wire provides a more expansive view of that day.
Jan. 4, 2024
The U.S. Supreme Court is pressed to decide soon whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference — and whether he’s disqualified from seeking reelection in 2024.
Dec. 20, 2023
U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell determined that Giuliani was liable for defamation and that he had engaged in a conspiracy to defame Ruby Freeman and her daughter Shaye Moss.
Dec. 15, 2023
The judge quickly lost patience with Donald Trump’s long ‘essay’ answers during his testimony, saying: ‘This is not a political rally. This is a courtroom.’
Nov. 6, 2023